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Why много раз if много requires genitive plural in the case of countables?

In Russian, some second declension nouns have zero ending in the plural genitive. These are almost all neuter nouns: лицо/лиц, село/сёл, as well as some masculine nouns: чулок/чулок, солдат/солдат, ...
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Is глазу locative in the phrase "с глазу на глаз"?

It is ablative case, a subcase of Genitive. It differs from Genitive in ending and from Partitive and Locative in stress: the stress falls on the preposition if it has a vowel. и́з лесу, и́з виду, и́з ...
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Why много раз if много requires genitive plural in the case of countables?

For some masculine nouns, the genitive plural is the same as the nominative singular. Notable examples include: раз, глаз, челове́к, солда́т, боти́нок, чуло́к, во́ло́с... Thus you say пять раз, мно́го ...
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Why много раз if много requires genitive plural in the case of countables?

All your examples follow the same rule: много is used with the genitive. But the correct form of genitive of разы is раз, not разов. Have a look at the declension: https://ru.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D1%...
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When to use "ся" and when "себя"?

It’s kinda hard to explain, but I’ll give it a go. -СЯ is a verb ending which is reflexive, meaning that the sufferer of the action is the same as the doer of the action. Let’s use a verb here: брить (...
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